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    The open-source iCalendar standard allows people to coordinate their schedules.

  • Woz Goes Wireless

    The legendary engineer behind the first Apple computer now wants to combine wireless technology with GPS to help ordinary folks track loved ones, pets, and more.

  • The Paper Killer

    Finally, character recognition software that can reliably scan paper documents-and let you get rid of them.

  • Google and Akamai: Cult of Secrecy vs. Kingdom of Openness

    The king of search is tapping into what may be the largest grid of computers on the planet. And it remains extraordinarily secretive about its core technologies-perhaps because it senses a potential competitor in dotcom era flameout Akamai.

  • Unpacking Pixels

    A new bandwidth-conserving technique transmits different parts of a digital image separately, at different resolutions.

  • My Avatar, My Self

    Pick a virtual body and hang out in a massive simulated world: it may be the future of online interaction.

  • Dashboard Jukebox

    Coming soon: an in-dash computer that can accept wireless downloads of songs from your home or office.

  • Where's My Job?

    Council on Competitiveness head Deborah Wince-Smith on the impact of high-tech “offshoring.”

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